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Does Apple need to refresh iTunes? Probably

With Lala now aboard, Apple aims to offer more ways to access and manage iTunes without a download of the software, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Apple's purchase of streaming music service Lala reportedly represents a shift in the company's iTunes strategy. The aim: Make iTunes more Web friendly.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is looking to give consumers more ways to access and manage iTunes without a download of the software.

The larger questions: Does Apple need to rethink the iTunes model? Is Apple missing a shift to Web listening habits? Can iTunes, the largest music service around, be getting tired?

Those questions can be answered with one word: Yes.

Read more of "Does Apple need to refresh iTunes? Probably at ZDNet's Between the Lines.